Man’s Trading Company, in conjunction with the CPSC< is recalling around 2,800 Super Magnets because they can pose aspiration and intestinal hazards to children who swallow the magnets.
The magnet attached to the bottom of a small toy panda can detach. If swallowed or aspirated by young children, the magnets can attract each other internally and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.
The recalled magnets are a half an inch are resemble panda bears. The small magnet is attached to the bottom of the panda toy and Super Magnets and the company’s logo is printed on the front of the packaging for the toy. The super magnet toys have eight in a pack. So far the company has not recieved any reports of injury from the Super Magnets.
The recalled product was available in Dollar and gift stores across the U.S. from September 2005 to November 2007. These items were manufactured in China.
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